Thrift Store Treasures and a DIY Washi Tape Picture Frame

I have been spending the last couple of weeks browsing around a few thrift stores and antique shops in my area. I love finding second hand treasures at affordable prices. The first few places I went to were 'antique shops' and I found that the prices were much higher than I was willing to spend. I like old things...I just don't want to spend a fortune on them just because they are OLD. I also don't want to buy things that I am just going to look at. I find that most antique shops have things that you would not actually use...old dolls, delicate … [Read more...]

Bare Necessities for a Tiny Purse #PoisewithSAM

This post about fitting the bare necessities into your tiny purse is brought to you by Poise but all opinions expressed are my own.When my children were babies, I never left home without a diaper bag or backpack. It was filled to the brim with everything we could possibly need in order to survive the apocalypse. Honestly, I had enough toys, food, sippy cups and diapers to outfit an entire baby army. When they got older, I *STILL* packed like we were going to be lost at sea for a month. Crayons, snacks, changes of clothes, etc all got … [Read more...]

The Importance of Family Traditions and the Welch’s #sharewhatsgood Photo Contest

This family traditions post is part of a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.Family traditions are a great way to make memories that your children will keep for a lifetime. They don't have to be complicated....sitting down to dinner every night can be a family tradition all by itself. Wikipedia defines family traditions as a collection of attitudes and ideas that a person inherits from his/her parents and … [Read more...]

The Many Uses of the Ninja Mega Kitchen System!

I received the Ninja Mega Kitchen System to review at no charge but all opinions expressed here are my own.Back in June I attended BlogHer Food in Austin, Texas and had the chance to connect with Ninja Kitchen. Being a serious foodie I was excited to learn more about their line of kitchen products and to see how they could be integrated into my own kitchen. I was particularly interested in the Ninja Mega Kitchen System and when I was given the opportunity to review it I was beyond excited! What is the Ninja Mega Kitchen System? Consider it … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Traditions From Around the World

Well, Mother's day is here and gone and now we can start thinking about what to do for those dads in our lives! Are you wondering what do to for Father's Day? Want to send Father's Day wishes to awesome dads near and far but can't find the perfect quote about dads or the best color tie?  Well, maybe checking out these Father's Day traditions from around the world will help inspire you! Family traditions are important for many reasons.  Find a few to start this Father's Day!Dads Deserve an Awesome Father's Day! My husband is an … [Read more...]